Catherine Cortez Masto prefers to play political games with Nevadans’ hard-earned money, and luckily for Nevadans, she lost this round. 

As gas prices continue to climb across the nation, Cortez Masto teamed up with other vulnerable Senate Democrats in a desperate attempt to enact a gas tax holiday. The problem with Cortez Masto’s plan? It “would not actually change the price of gas in Nevada.” Even the Las Vegas Review-Journal admits that Cortez Masto’s gimmick “wouldn’t change taxes in the Silver State.”

Click here or read below to learn how Catherine Cortez Masto has lied about lowering gas prices for Nevadans.

Statement from NRSC Spokeswoman Katharine Cooksey: “The livelihood of hardworking Nevadans is just a game to Catherine Cortez Masto. She is willfully ignoring Nevada law to push a dishonest gimmick that will do nothing to help families or curb skyrocketing inflation.”

Fox Business: “Cortez Masto backs gas tax holiday to ‘lower costs for Nevada families,’ but it wouldn’t save them a cent”
By Tyler Olson and Paul Steinhauser

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto said she proposed a federal gas tax holiday “that will help us lower costs for Nevada families.”

But her bill would not actually change the price of gas in Nevada. 

That’s because Nevada has a law that automatically increases its gas tax “equal to the amount by which the federal tax is reduced.” Therefore, if the bill became law, constituents for Cortez Masto, D-Nev., will not actually get a tax break even as the federal government’s revenues take a hit. […]

Cortez Masto’s campaign did not respond to a request for comment on this story. 

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